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Riyadh rallies allies against Tehran at Mecca summits

May 31, 2019 - 8:15 PM

Tehran expresses disappointment that Riyadh plans to level the same 'baseless accusations' at a summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

ON IRAN. This handout photo taken and released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on May 31, 2019 shows Arab leaders and officials attending an Arab League summit meeting at al-Safa Royal Palace in the Saudi holy city of Mecca. AFP PHOTO / JORDANIAN ROYAL PALACE / YOUSEF ALLAN

Erdogan seeks to galvanise Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

Dec 13, 2017 - 10:15 AM

Erdogan, whose country holds the rotating chairmanship of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is hoping to unite often feuding Muslim leaders into a tough final statement on the move

SEEKING UNITY. In this file photo, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint press conference with the Greek prime minister in Athens on December 7, 2017. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP

Turkey eyes Iran deals as Rouhani meets Erdogan

Apr 16, 2016 - 8:53 PM

The Iranian President s meeting with Erdogan himself at the center of controversy is expected to focus on the Syrian conflict and two way trade

VISIT. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during an official welcoming ceremony at the presidential complex in Ankara on April 16, 2016. Adem Altan/AFP

World Muslim body vows to combat 'sectarian policies'

Jun 19, 2014 - 6:32 PM

UPDATED The statement does not name Iraq where Saudi Arabia blamed the sectarian policies of the Shiite led government for the takeover by Sunni Muslim jihadists of key cities

MADANI. Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan (R) greets the Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Eyad Ameen Madani (L) during his courtesy visit to the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, June 2, 2014.

PH needs $47M more for typhoon victims

Jun 20, 2013 - 6:41 PM

The United Nations and other aid donors say about 530 000 people displaced by Typhoon Pablo urgently need permanent shelters and emergency jobs

DESPERATION. Many typhoon survivors have not have decent food for days. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

World Muslim body to meet on Myanmar violence

Mar 30, 2013 - 9:10 PM

State media in Myanmar reported on Saturday that the death toll from communal violence in the centre of the country over the past 10 days has risen to 43 with more than 1 300 homes and other buildings destroyed

Killer blasts hit Syria, UN in humanitarian bid

Mar 19, 2012 - 10:22 AM

Bombings as experts from the UN and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation began a mission to assess the humanitarian impact of the year long conflict